EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Ride Into the Future That Is “2001” With The Kompressor Experiment

Man, what have I done exactly to deserve all this excellent, chunky, electronic post-rock? I remember, not too long ago, when 65daysofstatic were pretty much the only band doing this kind of stuff (although, of course, there were always more names in the genre). Now, it seems as if we’re in the middle of a huge explosion of this style, with bands like Reformat and Tides From Nebula doing some really cool stuff with the sound in the past few years. Well, to this illustrious group we can now add The Kompressor Experiment, a Swiss group dealing in the delayed,…

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Unmetal Monday // 10/21/2019

There’s a lot happening in the music world, and we here at Heavy Blog try our very best to keep up with it! Like the vast majority of heavy music fans, our tastes are incredibly vast, with our 3X3s in each Playlist Update typically covering numerous genres and sometimes a different style in each square. While we have occasionally covered non-metal topics in past blog posts, we decided that a dedicated column was warranted in order to more completely recommend all of the music that we have been listening to. Unmetal Monday is a bi-weekly column which covers noteworthy tracks…

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180 – Untitled Heavy Podcast

Heavy Pod Is Heavy Cast! Not a lot of metal news this week. Certain “best albums of the decade” lists (and how we hate such lists), Abigail Williams, Fit For An Autopsy and Jinjer. Then, cool people time with The Lighthouse, Aniara, Joe Abercrombie’s A Little Hatred, Disco Elysium and Parasite. Enjoy!

Cannabis Corpse – Nug So Vile

I don’t know exactly why, but metal is so ripe for parody sometimes. Maybe it’s because it’s pretty easy to make fun of metal at times, and there’s such a uniform style that it’s just easy to ape. It can also be so chaotic that the bands themselves are just having a good time and feeling themselves a lot which lends itself to a good joke. The best bands will completely own the joke and make really serious music at the same time. Cannabis Corpse is one of those bands. Nug So Vile is the perfect example of a record…

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Release Day Roundup – 10/18/19

Editor’s Note: I’m glad to welcome longtime reader Remi VL as a regular guest contributor to our Release Day Roundup posts! He submitted several of the albums listed below. Join his Facebook group for more recommendations. -Scott Murphy Each month, we always seem to come to the same conclusion when it comes to our Editors’ Picks column: Friday release days open the floodgates and unleash a seemingly endless stream of quality new music. But while some of our Editors and Contributors sit down gleefully each week to dive into this newly stocked treasure trove, others find themselves drawing a blank at the end of the month due to…

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